Preparation / Directions:
When shopping, look for unblemished, bright green sprouts with compact. To Prepare: Remove any discolored leaves; cut off stem ends. Wash sprouts; cut large ones in half.To Boil: Heat 1 inch water (salted, if desired) to boiling. Add Brussels sprouts. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain.To Steam: Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place Brussels sprouts in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.To Microwave: Place Brussels sprouts and 1/4 cup water in 1-1/2-quart microwavable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on high 8 to 11 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes, until tender. Let stand covered 5 minutes, drain.